Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

Contractor Profile:

The Twelfth Century Slate Roofing Co., Inc.

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor, Charter Member

Twelfth Century Slate

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: The Twelfth Century Slate Roofing Co., Inc.

2. CONTACT PERSON: Douglas L. Raboin

3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation

 10 Spring Valley Rd., Burlington MA 01803; Ph: 617-666-3888

4. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED: MA Year of Incorporation: 2002


5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership (as of 2005): 23Years in business under present name: 23


6. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 5


7. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 2


8. WORK RANGE: North and West of Boston, MA Rte 495 belt


9.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: National Slate Association


10. CRIMINAL HISTORY: Has the above named business, including principals, partners, officers, owner, or any employee, been convicted of any business related crimes in the past 15 years? No

11. LICENSE REVOCATION: Have you ever had a business license revoked? No


12. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: Penn-America Ins. Co.

13. WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: St. Paul Travelers

Experience Level


14. I have been actively involved in the slate roof contracting business for the past five continuous years. Yes

15. I, or my employees, have worked on, repaired, installed and/or restored slate roofs for at least the past five continuous years: Yes

16. At least 75% of the number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts: Yes

17. If your annual percentage of slate roofing contracts is less than 75% of your total roofing, what percentage of your roofing contracts do you estimate to be slate roofing contracts? N/A

18. What estimated percentages of contracts in the following roofing categories do you engage in annually?

19. asphalt shingles 0%

single ply 0%

built-up roofing 0%

cedar shakes 0%

20. ceramic tile 0%

cement shingles 0 %

imitation slate 0 %

metal 5%

21. Other (explain):

22. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 0%

23. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? None

24. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors? No

25. How are your roofing professionals trained? Personally and previous experience

26. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing? Yes

27. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing? Yes

28. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs? No

29. Do you install RAIN SPOUTING on slate roofs? Yes

30. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)? No

31. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)? Yes

32. Do you do STEEPLE WORK? No

33. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs? Stagings

34. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Nailing with copper nails and copper flashings.

35. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates? No

36. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates? Yes If yes, approx. how many squares? 150-200

37. Do you sell new roofing slate? No

38. Do you do slate roof installations as well as repairs? Yes

39. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? 30

40. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals): No

41. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Douglas L. Raboin




James J. Raboin




Darren S. Hayes








42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 5/18/05